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" Who, if he rise to station of command, Rises by open means; and there will stand On honourable terms, or else retire, And in himself possess his own desire: Who comprehends his trust, and to the same, Keeps faithful with a singleness of aim... "
Tufts College Graduate - Page 97
1901
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 214

1911
...bright ; Who, with a natural instinct to discern What knowledge can perform, is diligent to learn. Who comprehends his trust, and to the same Keeps faithful...wait For wealth, or honours, or for worldly state. Who, whether praise of him must walk the earth For ever, and to noble deeds give birth, Or he must...
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Poems,: In Two Volumes,

William Wordsworth - 1807
...; and there will stand On honourable terms, or else retire, And in himself possess his own desire; Who comprehends his trust, and to the same Keeps faithful...therefore does not stoop, nor lie in wait For wealth, or honors, or for worldly state ; Whom they must follow ; on whose head must fall,. Like showers of manna,...
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Life of Jean Paul F. Richter: Comp. from Various Sources : Together with His ...

Eliza Buckminster Lee - 1845
...demanded all the highest qualities of the soul, as well as the devotion of the time and heart of him, " Who comprehends his trust, and to the same Keeps faithful, with a singleness of aim." The friendship which about this time he formed with Jacobi, threw him again on the path of philosophy,...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Wordsworth - 1815
...; and there will stand On honourable terms, or else retire, And in himself possess his own desire ; Who comprehends his trust, and to the same Keeps faithful...therefore does not stoop, nor lie in wait For wealth, or honors, or for worldly state ; Whom they must follow ; on whose head must fall, Like showers of manna,...
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Poems by William Wordsworth: Including Lyrical Ballads, and the ..., Volume 2

William Wordsworth, Dorothy Wordsworth - 1815
...; and there will stand On honourable terms, or else retire, And in himself possess his own desire ; Who comprehends his trust, and to the same Keeps faithful...therefore does not stoop, nor lie in wait For wealth, or honors, or for worldly state ; Whom they must follow ; on whose head must fall, Like showers of manna,...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 4

William Wordsworth - 1827
...; and there will stand On honourable terms, or else retire, And in himself possess his own desire ; Who comprehends his trust, and to the same Keeps faithful...wait For wealth, or honours, or for worldly state ; Whom they must follow ; on whose head must fall, Like showers of manna, if they come at all : Whose...
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The British poets of the nineteenth century, including the select works of ...

British poets - 1828 - 788 pages
...means; and there will stand On honourable terms, or else retire, And in himself possess his own desire ; Who comprehends his trust, and to the same Keeps faithful...therefore does not stoop, nor lie in wait For wealth, or honors, or for worldly state; Whom they must follow; on whose head must fall, Like showers of manna,...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - Fore-edge painting - 1828 - 340 pages
...means; and there will stand On honourable terms, or else retire, And in himself posses* his own desire ; Who comprehends his trust, and to the same Keeps faithful...with a singleness of aim ; And therefore does not sloop, nor lie in wait For wealth, or honours, or for worldly state; Whom they must follow; on whose...
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A Memoir of the Late Captain Peter Heywood, R.N.: With Extracts from His ...

Edward Tagart - 1832 - 332 pages
...Who, if he rise to station of command, Rises by open means ; and there will stand On honourable terms, And therefore does not stoop, nor lie in wait For wealth or honours, or for worldly state ; — —A soul whose master- bias leans To homefelt pleasures and to gentle scenes. WORDSWORTH. LONDON...
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The Fairy Bower, Or, The History of a Month: A Tale for Young People

Harriet Elizabeth Mozley - Bashfulness - 1841 - 384 pages
...evening went off undisturbed, though with less to relate than the hours that preceded it. CHAPTER XI. Who comprehends his trust; and to the same Keeps faithful with a singleness of aim. Wordsworth. GRACE accompanied her mamma to her room that night, and as soon as they had reached it...
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